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Netflix snags Judd Apatow series starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust

Netflix snags Judd Apatow series starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust

By | September 16, 2014 at 11:23 am | One comment

Before he was producing genre-defining flicks like 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up and Anchorman, Judd Apatow helped steer groundbreaking smallscreen comedies like The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show and, of course, cult favorite Freaks and Geeks, which helped launch the...

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IFC renews Marc Maron series, ‘Maron’ season three will premiere spring of 2015

IFC renews Marc Maron series, ‘Maron’ season three will premiere spring of 2015

By | September 16, 2014 at 10:36 am | 2 comments

Veteran comedian and trailblazing podcaster Marc Maron will return to IFC for a third season of his semi-autobiographical series Maron. Scheduled to return in the spring of 2015, production will begin this fall on 13 brand new episodes. “I am very proud of both seasons of the...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 95: Cameron Esposito on Jay Leno, marijuana, dairy farmers, more!

Laughspin Podcast, episode 95: Cameron Esposito on Jay Leno, marijuana, dairy farmers, more!

By | September 15, 2014 at 12:58 pm | No comments

On the latest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, I sat down with comedian, force of nature and admitted ThunderCat, Cameron Esposito. You may have read some of Cameron’s essays here on Laughspin— like this one about the overturn of DOMA or this other one about dealing with...

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Exclusive: Watch Scientifically Accurate Chip And Dale’s Rescue Rangers from Animation Domination High-Def

Exclusive: Watch Scientifically Accurate Chip And Dale’s Rescue Rangers from Animation Domination High-Def

By | September 5, 2014 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Disney’s Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers has been off the air for nearly 25 years, but that hasn’t stopped the warped comedy scientists at Animation Domination High-Def from giving the nearly forgotten kids series its proper tribute. To that end, behold Scientifically...

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15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

15 Joan Rivers videos that prove the iconic comedian could be funny anywhere

By | September 4, 2014 at 11:14 pm | One comment

Earlier today the comedy world was devastated to hear Joan Rivers had died at the age of 81, one week after she went into cardiac arrest during throat surgery at an outpatient clinic in New York. She was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where she was placed into a...

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Endorsed by Patch Adams, LaughMD wants to give hospital patients free comedy programming (Video)

Endorsed by Patch Adams, LaughMD wants to give hospital patients free comedy programming (Video)

By | September 2, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments

There’s no denying Patch Adams, the 1998 movie starring Robin Williams as the real-life Dr. Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams, moved millions of people. The movie centered on Adams, who eventually established an organization that sends volunteers dressed as clowns to cheer up...

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Netflix releases Jim Jefferies trailer for ‘Bare’ and you should watch it (Video)

Netflix releases Jim Jefferies trailer for ‘Bare’ and you should watch it (Video)

By | August 27, 2014 at 1:55 pm | No comments

Netflix has made a huge push for quality original comedy programming recently and we’re about to start enjoying the warm, squishy, hilarious fruits of their labor— in the form of Jim Jefferies’ newest stand-up comedy special Bare, which becomes available on Netflix this...

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Rain Pryor doesn’t approve of Richard Pryor biopic: No one desires to know the truth (Exclusive)

Rain Pryor doesn’t approve of Richard Pryor biopic: No one desires to know the truth (Exclusive)

By | August 26, 2014 at 11:32 pm | One comment

While comedy fans rejoiced today due to both Oprah Winfrey and director Lee Daniels confirming Mike Epps will play iconic comedian Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic, Pryor's daughter Rain doesn't share the excitement, and for good reason. "I don't approve of the biopic...

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David Letterman’s Robin Williams tribute: I had no idea he was in pain (Video)

David Letterman’s Robin Williams tribute: I had no idea he was in pain (Video)

By | August 19, 2014 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Last night on Late Show, David Letterman delivered a 10-minute tribute to Robin Williams, a man he first met at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles 38 years ago. The suicide of Robin Williams has seemingly affected the world of comedy and entertainment in a much more sincere and...

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